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      Gene Towne

      Highest Rated: 100% History Is Made at Night (1937)

      Lowest Rated: 100% History Is Made at Night (1937)

      Birthday: Mar 27, 1904

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      During his Hollywood career, Gene Towne wrote a variety of screenplays. Towne's film career started with such writing credits as "Loose Ankles" (1930), "Strictly Modern" (1930) and "Goldie" (1931). He also appeared in "Business and Pleasure" (1932) with Will Rogers, "I Love That Man" (1933) and "Song of the Eagle" (1933). In the latter half of his career, Towne wrote the comedy "Stand-In" (1937) with Leslie Howard, the Henry Fonda crime flick "You Only Live Once" (1937) and the Irene Dunne musical comedy "Joy of Living" (1938). He also appeared in the romance "Eternally Yours" (1939) with Loretta Young. Towne last wrote the Phil Silvers comedy adaptation "Top Banana" (1954). Towne passed away in March 1979 at the age of 75.

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      No Score Yet 28% Swiss Family Robinson Producer - 1940
      No Score Yet 42% Little Men Producer - 1940
      No Score Yet 65% Tom Brown's School Days Producer - 1940
      No Score Yet 29% Eternally Yours Screenwriter - 1939
      100% 78% You Only Live Once Screenwriter - 1937
      100% 82% History Is Made at Night Screenwriter - 1937
      No Score Yet 67% Stand-In Screenwriter - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet She Couldn't Take It Screenwriter - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Billion Dollar Scandal Writer - 1933
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Broadway Through a Keyhole Writer - 1933
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Business and Pleasure Screenwriter - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldie Writer - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wrestling Swordfish Screenwriter - 1931